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Kyle Stone | Associate Editor, GovCentral (Source: OPM)
5) Economist – $94,098
• Candidates who hold a master’s or Ph.D. degree in economics will have the best employment prospects and advancement opportunities.
• Public finance economists are involved primarily in studying the role of the government in the economy and the effects of tax cuts, budget deficits, and welfare policies.
Projected Growth: 7%
Employees Needed: 1,100
Average Education Level: College or Higher
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